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In Haiti, Mobile Money Transfers Fund New Homes, With Help from Digicel

 Above: construction in Haiti (UNDP Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff In Haiti, while two-thirds of the population has access to mobile phones, just 10 percent have bank accounts. A new UNDP initiative looks to use mobile money transfer technology …

Trinidad Talks Development, Security with United Nations Development Programme

 Above: UNDP Administrator Helen Clark (Photo: OPM Trinidad) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and the United Nations Development Programme held talks this week focusing on the launch of the new Caribbean Human Development Report and a proposed …

Trinidad, UNDP Sign Agreement on National Corporate Responsibility Policy

 Above: UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and Trinidad Foreign Minister Surujrattan Rambachan (Photo: OPM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago signed an agreement Monday with the United Nations Development Programme on the adoption of a national corporate responsibility policy …

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 Above: Haitian workers recycling earthquake rubble (Photo: UNDP) By the Caribbean Journal staff A large portion of the total rubble from Haiti’s earthquake is being recycled into materials for building new homes as part of a pilot project by the …

 Above: Ranguana Caye, Belize Belize is projected to have a 2 percent annual population growth rate for the first half of this decade, the fastest pace in CARICOM, according to the United Nations Development Programme. Belize, which has a population …